award

Who are the Peggy Helmerich Distinguished Author Award recipients?

1985 - Norman Cousins
1986 - Larry McMurtry
1987 - John Updike
1988 - Toni Morrison
1989 - Saul Bellow
1990 - John Le Carre
1991 - Eudora Welty
1992 - Norman Mailer
1993 - Peter Matthiessen
1994 - Ray Bradbury
1995 - David McCullough
1996 - Neil Simon
1997 - John Hope Franklin
1998 - E. L. Doctorow
1999 - Margaret Atwood
2000 - William Manchester
2001 - William Kennedy
2002 - Joyce Carol Oates
2003 - Shelby Foote
2004 - No Award Bestowed

Who are the Sankofa Freedom Award recipients?

Sankofa is a word from the Akan language which is spoken in southern Ghana. Literally translated, Sankofa means: "We must go back and reclaim our past so we can move forward; so we understand why and how we came to be who we are today."
2006 - Michael Eric Dyson
2008 - Nikki Giovanni
2010 - Pearl Cleage
2012 - Hill Harper

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Who are the American Indian Festival of Words Author Award recipients?

2001 - Joy Harjo (Muscogee Creek)
2003 - Vine Deloria, Jr. (Standing Rock Sioux)
2005 - Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Peublo)
2007 - Carter Revard (Osage)
2009 - No Award Bestowed
2011 - LeAnne Howe (Choctaw)
2013 - Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/Creek)

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Who are the Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature recipients?

1991 - S.E. Hinton
1992 - Madeleine L'Engle
1993 - Katherine Paterson
1994 - Lois Lowry
1995 - No Award Bestowed
1996 - Walter Dean Myers
1997 - Gary Paulsen
1998 - Cynthia Voight
1999 - Jane Yolen
2000 - Jerry Spinelli
2001 - E.L. Konigsburg
2002 - Richard Peck
2003 - Russell Freedman
2004 - Susan Cooper
2005 - Avi
2006 - Sharon Creech
2007 - Kate DiCamillo
2008 - Louis Sachar
2009 - Christopher Paul Curtis
2010 - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Who are the Circle of Honor recipients?

2004 - Charles Chibitty
2006 - Wilma Mankiller
2008 - Neal McCaleb
2010 - Billy Mills
2012 - Kirke Kickingbird

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